Commons is learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources from within Canvas. A digital library full of educational content, Commons allows Canvas users to share learning resources with other users as well as import learning resources into a Canvas course.
You can also use Commons to build your courses and lesson plans. With Commons, you can find courses, modules, assignments, and quizzes to use. Commons also provides a space to create a name for yourself as a subject matter expert by sharing your work with a community who recognizes its value.
To learn more, please visit http://sites.jcu.edu/cdm/2016/07/14/canvas-commons